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jasonoldh
jasonoldh Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi I'm new here when will I get my first payment. I gave my first fit not to the job centre on the 8/03/2023 and another one on 8/06/2023. Iv done my health assesment and today 19/07/2023 they've found me to not be fit for work and put me onto lcwra. Decision was made today. So not understanding it all to well as I struggle to understand a lot of things  also sorry if this message is not well thought out  

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,149 Disability Gamechanger
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    Your first payment will be either July or August. The exact date it's paid from will depend on what date you usually receive your payment each month.

    The LCWRA element isn't paid at all during the waiting period, which is 3 full assessment periods and it's then paid from the 4th month after you reported your health condition/sent your first fit note.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • jasonoldh
    jasonoldh Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Hi, thank you for your response.  The 9th of each month is when I normally get universal credit paid into my bank account so it will be most probably August? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,149 Disability Gamechanger
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    Assuming that 8th March was the same date you reported your health condition then yes first payment will be 9th August. No LCWRA element is owed.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • jasonoldh
    jasonoldh Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Hi, thank you for your response. What does no element owed mean sorry 
  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
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    jasonoldh said:
    Hi, thank you for your response. What does no element owed mean sorry 
    You aren’t owed a backpayment of LCWRA, your first payment will be on the 9th August.
  • jasonoldh
    jasonoldh Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you :) sorry I'm pretty bad with talking with other people etc and my wording isn't really good. I struggle to understand most things. But yeah thank you very much  I didn't think I was owed anything from them  it was more about first payment etc and does it go with my universal credit payment. Ince again thank you for your response 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,149 Disability Gamechanger
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    LCWRA is part of UC and will increase your maximum entitlement by £390.06/month. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.

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